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Marshall Strabala, a Skidmore, Owings and Merrill architect who worked on the project until 2006, said in late 2008 that Burj Khalifa was designed to be 808 m (2,651 ft) tall.  The architect who designed it, Adrian Smith, felt that the uppermost section of the building did not culminate elegantly with the rest of the structure, so he sought ...
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Adrian Smith (* 19.August 1944 in Chicago, Illinois) ist ein US-amerikanischer Architekt.Zu seinen Arbeiten zählt unter anderem der Burj Khalifa, welcher mit einer Höhe von 828 Metern momentan das höchste Gebäude der Welt ist.
Smith spent many years at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Chicago, beginning in 1967 and was a Design Partner from 1980 to 2003 and a Consulting Design Partner from 2003 to 2006. In 2006, he founded Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG), which is dedicated to the design of high-performance, energy-efficient and sustainable ...